Western NSW Primary Health Network hands out drought grants

The federally funded Community Wellbeing and Support program has handed out more than 30 grants through the Western NSW Primary Health Network. The grants were given out to initiatives around supporting youth through education, training, a trip to Uluru and the roll out of programs ‘that will help foster community…

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Volunteers the “nuts and bolts” of helping others in community

Orange City Council is reigniting their push for new volunteers to be involved in the Council’s numerous initiatives.  Allan Reeder, Council Communications Officer, said that there are 30 community committees looking for expertise and there are a range of activities with hundreds of volunteers working in the area.  The ‘Choices…

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Australian Impact Investment Awards, 13 November, Sydney

Nominations are still open for the Australian Impact Investment Awards. It will showcase organisations and individuals who have undertaken outstanding work in investing in the "Australian impact investing ecosystem". Applications close on the 27th of September to nominate leaders in the following categories: Impact Asset Owner of the Year Impact…

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Sponsored – Lead the Way towards Wellbeing

Grief and trauma can come in many forms, from the death of a loved one, to family breakdown, family violence and natural or human disasters. It is critically important for professionals working with children and young people to understand the impact of loss and trauma, and to develop the skills…

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Carers NSW Australia – Carer Peer Connect

Are you a Carer in NSW looking to meet with like-minded individuals to express your observations, seeking advice or just needing a chat? The Carer Peer Connect group can find support groups in your area, urban or rural to help you. The Carer Peer Connect website has online support for…

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Helping support computer access in Bowen “massive”

Bowen Community Technology Centre’s Manager, Paula Townsend, saw a need in the community and acted on it. The Centre provides computer training, internet access, printing facilities and used by ‘hundreds of locals, parents, and kids each week’. To read the full article visit https://www.orangecitylife.com.au/home/2019/9/4/helping-support-computer-access-in-bowen-massive To find out more about Bowen…

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Sowing Cyber Seeds: Technology Training for Farmers

Farming communities are offered free computer skills workshop and training to help increase their computer skills to help improve their access to drought information, support and funding available online.  Roger Kitson, Parkes Shire Drought Response Officer, believes that farmers can maintain their business advantage and social well-being by expanding their…

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